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Journalists protest Israeli army abuse

Nov. 8, 2012 11:54 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 15, 2012 5:45 A.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A media rights group and the Palestinian Authority information ministry on Thursday organized a sit-in in Ramallah to protest assaults against Israeli abuse against Palestinian journalists.

The demonstration was organized by IFEX, the Global Network for Freedom of Expression, along with its local affiliate Mada "to end impunity of the aggressors on freedom of expression."

Mada said the goal of the sit-in was to demand accountability from Israel for its "attacks against Palestinian journalists ... which constitute a flagrant violation of all international laws and conventions".

It said Israel's impunity encourages its forces to commit serious violations against the media.

The protesters highlighted the case of Jaafar Shtayyeh, who Mada said was attacked Wednesday while covering the demolition of Palestinian homes in Kifl Haris village near Salfit in the occupied West Bank.

A Ma'an photographer and Watan TV correspondent were also injured in the clashes.
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